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Archive for December 6th, 2019

Making ISO images of MacOS installers

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/12/06

For my link archive:

If you want it on USB in stead, the steps are simpler (the link below also links to other OS X and MacOS versions):

If you do not have the full ~5 gigabyte install, then:


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Google Sites for your domain: map the domain root to a site

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/12/06

With Google Sites, you you can attach it to your domain like

In practice the domain is not bound to Google Sites, but everywhere in this post, please substitute with your own domain name.

In Google Sites, you can design web-sites and create “web address mapping” entries for it. However, you can only add a site mapping for a sub-domain.

But what if you want your also to be visible as from

Then you get a nice error message “Required field must not be blank”:

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Need to research eternal “Establishing connection to your Google Cloud Shell”; gcp – Google Cloud Shell does not start – Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/12/06

A while back I had a  after .

The problem is that after a successful “Provisioning your Google Cloud Shell machine”, the “Establishing connection to your Google Cloud Shell” did not go away, while the Cloud Shell Code Editor did work:

It was an awful situation, as the mobile reception was bad (so I could not start a hotspot), and the WiFi did not allow for SSH or VPN connections: exactly the situation where Google Cloud Shell is designed for.

A day later it was fine, so I am still not sure what went wrong, nor how I could get it to work if it ever fails again.

Anyone with an idea?

These are inconclusive:

It is a different problem than [WayBack] Google App Engine – cloud shell where both the shell and the code editor failed at the same time.


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